Amitabh Bachchan to play the villain in Aankhen 2

  • ANI, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 04, 2016 15:17 IST
Aankhen, directed by Vipul Shah, released in 2002.

It is no secret that Amitabh Bachchan believes in testing his limits with every new project and now he is going to play a villain in Aankhen 2.

According to a leading daily, the 73-year-old actor will once again team up with director Aditya Chopra for the sequel to Aankhen (2002), but this time with a twist as he will be the bad guy.

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Confirming the news, the legendary actor said, “I have a film with Gaurang Doshi which I start after Pink. And that’s Aankhen 2,” adding “I play the villain.”

The Deewar megastar will be donning a negative character almost after nine years.

The last time the actor turned antagonistic was for Ram Gopal Verma Ki Aag in 2002.

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Meanwhile, it has also been reported that actor John Abraham has opted out of the sequel.

The decision has come in the wake of an injury that the 43-year-old actor suffered on the sets of Force 2.

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